Egyptian Foreign Ministry

Egypt says coordinating to secure release of Egyptians held hostage by pirates in Nigeria

Wed, 02 Dec 2020 - 05:29 GMT

Two Egyptian citizens, an officer and an engineer were kidnapped, along with other people of different nationalities, as they were onboard of a cargo ship, local media reported on Tuesday.

Egypt, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Jordan discuss ways to resolve Syrian crisis

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 - 08:33 GMT

High-level officials from the foreign ministries of Egypt, Saudi Arabia, UAE and Jordan held a meeting to discuss the updates of the Syrian crisis, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said.

Egypt denounces ‘false conclusions’ on arrest of human rights activists, attempts to impact investigations

Sat, 21 Nov 2020 - 06:58 GMT

The ministry reiterates rejection of any attempt to influence the investigations carried out by the Egyptian Public Prosecution with Egyptian citizens who face legal charges, the ministry spokesman Ahmed Hafez said.

Foreign Ministry invites countries to resume tourism to Egypt amid strict coronavirus measures

Fri, 13 Nov 2020 - 02:39 GMT

Egypt thanks the states that decided to resume tourism with the country.

Egypt condemns ‘terrorist’ stabbing in France’s Nice killing 3 people

Thu, 29 Oct 2020 - 04:16 GMT

“Egypt strongly condemns and rejects these terrorist incidents and stresses that they totally contradict with human instinct and instructions of monotheistic religions,” the ministry added.

Egypt reiterates stance on GERD to reach fair, balanced deal

Thu, 01 Oct 2020 - 12:24 GMT

The Egyptian side referenced “hard negotiations” Egypt has been involved in to reach a deal that would serve the interests of Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia and ensure Ethiopia’s right in development without harming the interests of the two downstream states.

Egypt welcomes prisoner swap deal between Yemeni government, Houthis

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 - 11:32 GMT

The Foreign Ministry has expressed appreciation for the continuous efforts made by the United Nations special envoy for Yemen and the International Committee of the Red Cross to strike the deal.

‘Diplomatic victory’: Egyptian diplomat Wafaa Bassim elected to United Nations Human Rights Committee

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 - 03:50 GMT

Egyptian diplomat Wafaa Bassim has been elected to the UN Human Rights Committee to serve between 2021 and 2024, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Friday, calling it a “diplomatic victory”.

Egypt hails peace deal signed between Sudan, Darfur rebel groups in Juba

Mon, 31 Aug 2020 - 06:27 GMT

The Egyptian Foreign Ministry on Monday hailed a peace agreement initiated by Sudan’s transitional government, Sudan Revolutionary Front and rebel forces in South Sudan’s capital, Juba.

Egypt’s top Islamic authority urges states to urgently assist Lebanon after blast

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 - 12:32 GMT

Al-Azhar, Egypt’s top religious authority, Al Azhar, said its Grand Imam is following up on the deadly explosion in Beirut, which has reportedly killed at least 100 people and injured at least 4,000 others, and is calling on all states to assist Lebanon.

Egypt to seek ways to assist Lebanon after deadly blast: Foreign Ministry

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 - 12:01 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Ministry has voiced deep concerns over the explosion in Lebanon’s capital of Beirut, which has reportedly killed at least 100 people and injured at least 4,000 others.

Sisi’s remarks on GERD indicate expectations of reaching fair deal with Ethiopia, Sudan: Foreign Ministry

Wed, 29 Jul 2020 - 11:21 GMT

Sisi said Egyptian media should not mention a military action as an option in the issue of the Renaissance Dam.

Egypt requests clarification from Ethiopia after reports on unilateral dam filling

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 - 04:36 GMT

The Egyptian Foreign Ministry has requested an “urgent official clarification” from the Ethiopian government after reports quoted the irrigation minister as saying that his country started filling the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), after rounds of ineffective negotiations.

Egypt condemns Yemeni Houthi’s attack against ‘civilian’ targets in Saudi Arabia

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 - 09:49 GMT

The Egyptian Foreign Ministry on Monday denounced Yemen’s Houthi militia for launching two ballistic missiles and bomb-laden drones toward Saudi Arabia, a statement by the ministry read.

Egypt’s FM deprioritizes military solution in Libya, slams Ethiopian stance on GERD

Sun, 21 Jun 2020 - 11:22 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry said Egypt seeks making the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) a supporter to the Ethiopian economy, adding that Ethiopia, however, has refrained from singing an agreement.

Egypt sends medical aid to Burundi to help limit coronavirus

Fri, 19 Jun 2020 - 10:36 GMT

The aid included medicines and surgical equipment. It was delivered by the Foreign Ministry’s Egyptian Agency of Partnership for Development (EAPD).

Egypt, Japan discuss cooperation in medical field amid coronavirus crisis

Wed, 10 Jun 2020 - 03:59 GMT

Top diplomats from Egypt and Japan have discussed efforts made to fight the novel coronavirus and reviewed cooperation and coordination to support medical capabilities and general health policies amid the pandemic.

Egypt condemns Afghanistan attacks, stresses rejection of violence

Thu, 14 May 2020 - 11:42 GMT

The two attacks caused the death of dozens of people including mothers and newborn babies.

Egypt voices support for Riyadh deal on Yemen, hails Saudi, Emirati efforts

Mon, 27 Apr 2020 - 03:05 GMT

Egypt is part of the Saudi-led coalition fighting the Houthi militia in Yemen.

Egyptian FM calls for backing Palestinian refugees amid coronavirus

Thu, 09 Apr 2020 - 04:16 GMT

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry on Thursday made a phone call with Philippe Lazzarini, the newly appointed Commissioner General of the United Nations agency supporting the relief of Palestinian refugees, UNRWA.

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